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  1. Abdominal Ultrasound
  2. Laryngoscopy
  3. Diagnostic Arthroscopy for Temporomandibular Disorders
  4. Amniocentesis
  5. Hysteroscopy for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Discusses procedure used to examine uterus to find cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. Explains why and how it is used. Covers possible results and risks.
  6. Hysteroscopy
  7. Meniscus Tear: Should I Have a Diagnostic Test (MRI or Arthroscopy)? Guides through decision to have a diagnostic test like an MRI or arthroscopy done on a meniscus tear. Describes the two tests. Lists the three types of meniscus tears. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  8. Birth Defects Testing
  9. Lumbar Puncture
  10. Skull X-Ray
  11. Facial X-Ray
  12. Angiogram
  13. Pericardial Drainage
  14. Arthroscopy
  15. Abdominal X-Ray
  16. Cancer Provides links to info on cancer. Topics covered include breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cancer pain. Links to info that can help you make a decision on diagnostic or screening tests. Includes info on treatment choices.
  17. Expressed Prostatic Secretions
  18. Tests for Bacterial Vaginosis
  19. Sinus X-Ray for Sinusitis
  20. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)
  21. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early Covers screening tests, diagnostic tests, and medical exams used to find a disease or determine risk for certain health problems. Covers well-child visits. Includes links to info on routine tests for men, for women, and at various stages of life.
  22. Doppler Ultrasound
  23. Knee Arthroscopy: Recovering at Home Learn what to expect and what to watch for as you recover from knee arthroscopy.
  24. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  25. Echocardiogram
  26. Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Discusses oral glucose tolerance test that measures glucose (blood sugar) levels. Explains that test checks for gestational diabetes, prediabetes, and diabetes. Covers the types of tests done and how to prepare for them.
  27. Anesthesia: Epidural for Childbirth Learn about an epidural for labor: what it is, how it's done, and its safety and side effects.
  28. Childbirth: Epidurals
  29. Endoscopic Surgery for Sinusitis
  30. Retropubic Suspension for Urinary Incontinence in Women
  31. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
  32. Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis Discusses laparoscopy to diagnose and remove mild to moderate endometriosis. Covers why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well laparoscopic surgery works and possible risks. Discusses infertility.
  33. Arthroscopy for Temporomandibular Disorders
  34. Sinusitis: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery to treat chronic sinusitis. Discusses endoscopic and traditional surgery. Explains who is a good candidate for surgery. Lists reasons for and against surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  35. Pregnancy: Should I Have Amniocentesis? Guides you through the decision to have an amniocentesis test. Explains what amniocentesis is and how it is done. Discusses birth defects. Looks at the risks and benefits of amniocentesis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  36. Gallstones: Should I Have Gallbladder Surgery? Guides through the decision to have surgery to remove the gallbladder. Includes info on open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Lists benefits and risks of surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  37. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  38. Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
  39. Miscarriage: Should I Have Treatment to Complete a Miscarriage? Guides you through decision to use medicine, surgery, or no treatment to complete a miscarriage. Discusses benefits and risks of each. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  40. Bowel Resection for Colorectal Cancer
  41. Pregnancy: Should I Have Screening Tests for Birth Defects? Guides you through decision to have triple or quadruple test to look for Down syndrome and birth defects. Discusses what the tests look for. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  42. Sleep Apnea: Fiber-Optic Pharyngoscopy
  43. Low Back Pain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots? Guides you through the decision to use epidural corticosteroid shots to relieve back pain. Explains risks and benefits of epidural steroid shots. Compares steroid shots with other treatment for back pain.
  44. Eye and Vision Tests for Children and Teens
  45. Bowel Resection Learn what to expect during bowel resection surgery.
  46. Genetic Testing: Ethical, Legal, and Religious Issues
  47. Triple or Quad Screening for Birth Defects
  48. Bowel Resection Discusses surgical treatment of digestive system problems by removing diseased or damaged part of the colon (bowel resection). Includes laparoscopic surgery. Covers what to expect after surgery. Discusses risks.
  49. Knee Arthroscopy Learn how knee arthroscopy is done and what to expect after surgery.
  50. First-Trimester Exams and Tests
  51. Dilated Eye Exam
  52. First-Trimester Screening for Birth Defects
  53. Second-Trimester Exams and Tests
  54. Pregnancy: Should I Have an Epidural During Childbirth? Guides you through decision to have an epidural during childbirth. Lists benefits and risks. Lists other ways to control labor pain. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  55. VBAC: Participation During Birth
  56. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.

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